The Amity Weekly Minute: September 26, 2021

Amity Elementary

What's New?


From the Desk of Mr. Drouhard

Dear Amity Families,

While the pageantry of homecoming is many years down the road for our students at Amity, we still want to celebrate alongside our classmates at the High School.   We will be having a spirit week to celebrate homecoming here at Amity. 

Moving and Cruising Monday - Wear a shirt from your favorite vacation spot.

Team Spirit Tuesday- Wear your favorite team shirt or jersey.

Wacky Wednesday - Wear the wackiest and tackiest you can find. 

Tie-Dye Thursday - Show off your favorite tie-dye shirt!

Deer Park Fan Friday - Wear your scarlet and gray to show your Deer Park Pride for Homecoming!

Also be on the lookout for your favorite Amity staff members, as we will be marching in the parade on Friday!   

Take Care,



Weekly Photo Gallery

Click the link below to access photos from all around Amity Elementary during the week!

Full Photo Gallery


Ohio State Test Results

We want to give you the heads up that Ohio State Test (OST) results will be coming home in book bags this coming Monday. These results are for the tests that were taken last March and April. Please take a look at these results as they highlight academic strengths and areas for growth.



Amity Youth Service Club is organizing our annual Socktober sock drive. We will be collecting new socks for our clothing room beginning October 1st and ending with a Crazy Sock Day on October 26th. There will be donation boxes in the ELCs for students to place their donations. Thank you for your support!


Deer Park Youth Basketball Registration

If you're interested in playing Deer Park Youth Basketball this year, you have until Oct. 21 to sign up! Visit for more information or to sign up today!

Youth Basketball


National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, Sept 28th is National Voter Registration Day. Der Park residents can utilize our Deer Park Branch Library for several different things regarding voter registration.

  • You can visit the library for assistance with voter registration. The library can take applications for voting registration as well as mail in voting applications.

  • If you are unsure, the library can also tell you if you are already registered to vote.

  • Finally, the library can also tell you which precinct you should vote at.

The Deer Park Branch Library is open on Tuesday, Sept. 28th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voting Resources

Myths About Voting Eligibility


September Lunch Menu



Looking Ahead

Please mark these important dates on your calendar:

  • Varsity Volleyball vs. Taylor HS: Tuesday, September 28 | 6:30 p.m.

  • Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Madeira HS: Wednesday, September 29 | 7 p.m.

  • Homecoming Parade: Friday, October 1 | 5 p.m.

  • Varsity Football vs. Mariemont HS: Friday, October 1 | 7 p.m. (Homecoming Game)

  • 5th Grade Camp Kern Trip: October 4-6

  • Board of Education Work Session: Tuesday, October 5 | 4:30 p.m.


In Case You Missed It


Amity Breakfast

Please remember that the Amity breakfast is for students that need to eat breakfast in the morning. Students cannot just come to the cafeteria and sit prior to going to class. They MUST take a breakfast to come in the doors between 7:30-7:45 a.m. Thank you!



Please remember to call our attendance line (513-891-2414) or email Betty Jung (, our attendance secretary, by 9AM if your student is going to be out.

This is especially important with the number of people that are either required to quarantine by the health department, or quarantining on their own accord. We need to be aware of these situations outside of school so that we can appropriately mark the attendance and provide guidance from the district if necessary.

Thanks for all your help!


School Nurse

Moving forward, all student COVID-19 cases occurring outside of school hours (evenings/weekends) should be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • Call the Deer Park COVID Hotline at (513) 936-7843

  • Fill our the Deer Park COVID Reporting Form linked below:

Deer Park COVID Reporting Form

A district nurse or administrator will reach out within 24 hours of the reported case to collect further details.


Deer Park PTO

Become a PTO Member!  The PTO needs you to share your ideas, volunteer at events, plan fundraisers, and so much more!  Use the link to become a member and stay up to date on all the PTO information.  

Become a Member!

Each year the PTO and Athletic Boosters share the fundraising from the Football Concession Stand, and this fall there's room for you to HELP!  Sign up for one game, 3 hours of your time, to serve. 

Football Concession Stand 2021


Staying Connected

There are multiple ways to stay connected to Amity Elementary School.

  • Newsletter: All parents who have completed FinalForms should receive Amity Weekly Newsletters. If you are not currently receiving them, please register for the e-mail communication. To register, simply go to and click on the button on the bottom of the page that says “Subscribe to District News”.

  • Twitter: Follow Deer Park Schools for the most up-to-date news and happenings at @DeerParkSchools or @DeerParkAmity

  • Facebook: Follow us at Deer Park Community City Schools.



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